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Key battleground states including Virginia give Obama four more years

Democratic President Barack Obama won a second term in the White House Tuesday over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, winning both the electoral and popular vote in the process.

Veterans march through downtown South Boston

Residents filled the sidewalks of downtown South Boston for the annual Veterans Day parade Saturday morning to celebrate those who have risked their lives to protect the country.

Individual sacrifice of veterans honored

Halifax County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Merle Herndon challenged the Halifax County High School student body and everyone else attending Friday’s annual Veterans Day program to honor veterans as individual people, not as a group on one day of the year.

Halifax’s icon of farm community earns state award

The Virginia Chapter of Soil and Water Society presented its Conservationist of the Year Award to Bruce E. Pearce on Nov. 2 in Charlottesville.

Blaze burns trailer, shed, woods in Randolph

A Thursday afternoon fire destroyed a singlewide trailer and storage shed before spreading to a wooded area behind the property of Willard Lloyd on Cove Road.

Holiday Living Show coming Saturday

For more than 25 years, the Business Women’s Association of Halifax County has been ringing in the holiday season with its annual Holiday Living Show, and this year will be no different. 

South Boston parade planned to honor veterans

Area residents will be able to honor and remember those who have risked their lives to protect their country at 11 a.m. Saturday at the annual Veterans Day parade in downtown South Boston. 

Small electrical fire causes minor damage to home

A fire that Midway Volunteer Fire Department officials said appeared to be electrical in nature caused an estimated $5,000 damage to the residence of Michael Valasquez Tuesday night.

At 99 and 102, pair head to polls in timeless tradition

There’s no limit on age when it comes to voting in a General Election.

Halifax County voters back GOP candidates

Republican Presidential challenger Mitt Romney swept 13 of 22 precincts in Halifax County for the victory here in Tuesday’s election.